[Gluster-users] Information about Option min-free-disk

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Thu Oct 24 10:12:17 UTC 2013

On 10/23/2013 11:14 PM, Dragon wrote:
> Hello,
> i have a question about the Volume Option min-free-disk. Actually i set
> it to 1%. I understand this, that 1% auf the total Space e.g. 100GB out
> of 10TB will reserved for files which is copied in a distributed
> cluster. if the file is bigger, it will copied to the next node. i think
> 100GB is a lot space and  i didnt find out how to set it e.g to 0,5% or
> 10GB. is this possible and what would happend if i set it to zero, will
> i lost data?
> Explain please

You can set this in terms of absolute disk space value too. For e.g., 
you can do:

gluster volume set <volname> cluster.min-free-disk 10GB


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